Duterte to consider declaring ‘climate emergency’

President Rodrigo Duterte will consider declaring a “climate emergency” given that mitigating the effects of climate change is high on his agenda.

9/29/2020 1:53:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte will consider declaring a climate emergency as addressing climate change is among his top agenda, Malacañang said. | KAguilarINQ

President Rodrigo Duterte will consider declaring a “climate emergency” given that mitigating the effects of climate change is high on his agenda.

Roque noted that Mr. Duterte discussed climate change in his address to the United Nations General Assembly last week.“The fact that the President included that in his first speech in the UN General Assembly truly shows that he gives importance to the problem of climate change,” Roque said.

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He added that the Philippines is one of the countries most affected by climate change.In his UN speech, the President said the world must deal with the problem of climate change as urgently as the raging new coronavirus pandemic.He also called on parties to the Paris Agreement to comply with its terms, stressing that developing nations like the Philippines suffer the most from climate change.

The President signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change Instrument of Accession in 2017. Read more: Inquirer »

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